Pathology News and Events

Grand Rounds

The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pathology conducts a bi-weekly Grand Rounds education series. Grand Rounds are held in both a Zoom and live audience format. Participants are able to receive continuing medical education (CME) credit. Grand Rounds in the Department of Pathology serves as an integral part of the educational experience across all levels of learning – attendance is encouraged for medical students, residents, fellows and faculty as well as our collaborating IU Health partners in pathology across multiple disciplines. Topics and presenters are selected to reflect timely issues and knowledge in the ever developing world of Pathology.

Dr. Nassiri's presentations on Informatics Essentials

New faculty joins Pathology

Dr. Sun (Sunny) Mi Lee joins the Indiana University Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine as a new faculty member. Sunny completed her degree as a Medical Doctor at the School of Medicine, Ewha Womans’ University in South Korea. She was trained for a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After residency, Sunny completed pathology fellowships for general surgical pathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, and cancer biomarker at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She loves playing golf and has played for more than five years.

Dr. Gizem Tumer is joining Indiana University and Indiana University Health. Dr. Tumer is a clinical pathologist and fellowship trained at Emory University in Immunohistocompatiblity and Immunogenetics (HLA) as well transfusion medicine and blood bank. She is board certified in AP/CP and transfusion medicine/blood bank and iaffiliate of the American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.

Dr. Robert Bell is joining IU in Anatomic Pathology. He did fellowship training in Ophthalmic pathology and Neuropathology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, respectively. Robert was a Mechanical Engineer at Johns Hopkins University, followed by a master’s degree at the School of Hygiene and Public Health at Hopkins and went to medical school at The National University of Ireland in Cork. He has broad research experience in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer of the eye and brain.

Dr. Dongwei Zhang is a surgical pathologist who specializes in gastrointestinal, pancreas, and liver pathology. He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Mount Sinai Hospital/Medical Center, followed by fellowships in Surgical Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center and Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology at University of Florida. Before he joined pathology residency, he also obtained his Ph.D. in Tumor Genetics and Biology and worked as postdoctoral fellow and instructor at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He joined the University of Rochester Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Pathology in 2018. Dr. Zhang has published more than 60 journal articles and 8 book chapters. He joined the team on March 1, 2022. His research includes studies on colorectal, hepatocellular and pancreatobiliary carcinomas.